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 This day in History - February 8
436 Historic Events for February 8
1958

Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia

Event
1958

KIRO TV channel 7 in Seattle, WA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1959

William J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76

Death
1959

Heinz Gunthardt, Switzerland, tennis star

Birth
1959

Pamela Jean Bryant, Indianapolis In, playmate (April, 1978)

Birth
1959

Irina Kalinina, USSR, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1960

Congress opens hearings looking into payola

Event
1960

Linda Fratianne, LA Calif, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1980)

Birth
1960

Dino Ciccarelli, Ontario, NHL right wing (Minn North Stars, Wash Caps)

Birth
1960

Alex Scott, British horse trainer

Birth
1960

Boston Celtic Bill Russell becomes 1st NBAer with 50 rebounds (51)

Event
1961

Vince Neil [Wharton], Ca, vocalist (M”tley Cre-Girls Girls Girls)

Birth
1961

Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)

Birth
1961

William Duncan, actor (Hopalong Rides Again), dies at 81

Death
1962

KACB TV channel 3 in San Angelo, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1963

Raleigh MCkenzie, NFL center/guard (Phila Eagles, SD Chargers)

Birth
1963

Abdul Karim Kassem, PM of Iraq (58-63), assassinated in Baghdad at 48

Death
1963

George Dolenz, Italian actor (Count of Monte Cristo), dies at 55

Death
1963

1st transmission of Clandestine Voice of Iraqi People (Communist)

Event
1963

AFL's Dallas Texans become KC Chiefs

Event
1963

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1963

Mohammad Azharuddin, cricketer (elegant Indian batsman 1984-)

Birth
1964

Rep Martha Griffiths address gets civil rights protection for women being added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

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1964

Dennis Gibson, NFL inside linebacker (SD Chargers)

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